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WORLD's online columnists offer news analysis from a biblical perspective and insightful opinions on topics that arise at the intersection of Christianity and culture.

Don’t let me be a Nabal

By Chelsea Boes
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Faith & Inspiration | Everyone knows that pregnancy and child-rearing could easily be called “open advice season.” Everyone a pregnant woman meets has an opinion or an…

Exchanging one country for another

By Cal Thomas
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Immigration | Back when I was in school, I performed a scientific experiment in which I poured a liquid of one color into a beaker that contained liquid of a different…

Glow in the dark Christians

Glow in the dark Christians

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Faith & Inspiration | One of the magical things about growing up in the 1950s and early 1960s was glow-in-the-dark objects. I had a figurine of the Blessed Virgin Mary that glowed…

March for Life’s court victory—and ours

By La Shawn Barber
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Healthcare Mandate | The irony of a sweeping, expensive, and burdensome law like Obamacare is that a pro-life organization has to sue the federal government to avoid aiding and…

Tragedy in Roanoke

By Cal Thomas
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Media | The horrible murder of two local journalists in Roanoke, Va., has affected me more than I thought it would. Journalists are taught early on to…

The clerk’s disobedience

By Andrée Seu Peterson
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Religious Liberty | If there had been income tax back then, Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862) would not have paid it. And seeing as he had no property to speak of, he could not…

Hollywood surprised again by the Kendrick brothers

By Megan Basham
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Movies | You have to wonder how many box office hits Alex and Stephen Kendrick are going to have to produce before Variety , The Hollywood Reporter , and other mainstream…

Digging into Donald Trump’s religion

By D.C. Innes
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Campaign 2016 | Americans like their presidents Christian in some way or another. There are exceptions. Thomas Jefferson was notoriously irreligious, and we had some…

Graduates of the hookup culture

Graduates of the hookup culture

By Janie B. Cheaney
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Relationships | “Tinder and the Dawn of the ‘Dating Apocalypse,’” recently published in  Vanity Fair , is the most depressing thing I read all last week (also the…

The real racism exposed by Hurricane Katrina

By Marvin Olasky
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Race Issues | Ten years ago today, the presidency of George W. Bush took a fatal hit. Yes, the bog-down in Iraq hurt, but the most devastating single photo of his…

Telling of God’s works: Hope Award for Effective Compassion

Telling of God’s works: Hope Award for Effective Compassion

By Marvin Olasky
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Hope Award | Psalm 73 concludes with the job description of a Christian journalist: “I have made the Lord GOD my refuge, that I may tell of all your works.” Issue by…

The grace of wrath

The grace of wrath

By Bill Newton
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Faith & Inspiration | James, a missionary, returned home from a trip to equatorial Africa. During his last days there, he developed an ailment in his lower left leg. The condition…

 
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